Wednesday, August 31, 2016

ABA's law school accreditation power under scrutiny from Dept. of Education

An article surveying the back-and-forth.   If the ABA's accreditation power were revoked, then, as I understand it, law students would not be able to access federal loans for education at ABA-approved schools.  This would be so disruptive for thousands of students that it's hard to imagine the Dept. of Education taking that step.  I suppose they are looking for signs that, e.g., the ABA will enforce its own bar passage requirements for accreditation.

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